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No need to fret if the name Hoppy Street doesn't ring a bell - this Asakusa alley, named after the classic beer-like beverage and also known as 'Stew Street', isn't exactly high on the list of standard tourist attractions in the area. That, however, is part of the charm of this roughly 80-metre long street, located on the west side of Sensoji Temple next to an off-track betting zone. Although small and unpretentious, Hoppy Street boasts an impressive collection of storefront bars that offer drinks (and more) at very reasonable rates. Traditionally, patrons at these watering holes were a hard-drinking crowd, sipping beers as they scanned the latest horse-racing broadsheets, but young locals and travellers have also discovered the spot in recent years, leading to a change in atmosphere: on weekdays and weekends alike, race fans, tourists, and families with children in tow crowd the neighbourhood.



2-5 Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo

Transport Asakusa Station


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Restaurants & Cafés near Hoppy-Dori


Suzuyoshi, located in the centre of Asakusa's Stew Street, offers a C-shaped counter, ...

Taishu-Sakaba Tanuki

Located right by Asakusa's off-track betting halls, this pub is easily recognised by the vats ...

Izakaya Koji

This pub is located on the backstreets of Asakusa's Denbouin-dori, popularly known as Hoppy ...


This sister shop to popular monja eatery Tsukushi is the new kid on the Koen-dori (also known ...


This shabby little pavement stall is popular with locals who cram into its counter seating ...


It's been there for more than 40 years, and this antiquated café on Asakusa's Rokku-dori shows ...


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